Overview

Guided by the agency’s mission “To reduce recidivism among those we touch,” the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction is looking for a dedicated security minded professional to assume the responsibilities of an Attorney 2.

The Division of Parole & Community Services is looking for a dedicated security-minded criminal justice professionals to assume the duties and responsibilities of an Attorney 2 located in Franklin County. **Please note this is a REPOSTING. If you previously applied, you must reapply within this posting.

Updates/changes to your application submission can be made while the posting is open by logging into your profile and editing the application. After the posting closes, no changes can be made

Job Duties

What You’ll Do:

Works under direction & requires considerable knowledge of substantive & procedural law to provide legal advice & consultation

  • Develops & presents cases & testimony at revocation & violation hearings on behalf of the Adult Parole Authority (APA) for parolees or other releasees who have been charged with violating conditions of their community supervision
  • Interprets legal issues regarding violation process; reviews evidence, documents, records & reports to be presented at hearings & makes determinations regarding subpoenas to be issued
  • Interacts & corresponds with witnesses, defense attorneys, law enforcement officials, prosecutors & other criminal justice officials in preparation for violation hearings
  • Interviews inmates, releasees & witnesses
  • Examines & cross examines witnesses
  • Prepares & submits legal pleadings & memoranda
  • Reviews & evaluates reports to make recommendations regarding community sanctions or confinement
  • Conducts legal research
  • Reviews agency programs & policies for legal implication & drafts new policies
  • Prepares reports & maintains records & metrics
  • Maintains security of confidential records
  • Responds to inquiries & correspondence to include public record requests from members of community & various other criminal justice systems
  • Requires extensive travel & may require overnight stays.
  • Attends meetings, trainings & conferences
  • May give presentations & conduct training
  • Works on special projects &/or committees as assigned
  • Must conduct oneself professionally & in a law-abiding manner at all times in accordance with Ohio Department of Rehabilitation & Correction Standards of Employee Conduct

What’s In It For You

At the State of Ohio, we take care of the team that cares for Ohioans. We provide a variety of quality, competitive benefits to eligible full-time and part-time employees. For a list of all the State of Ohio Benefits, visit our Total Rewards website! Our benefits package includes:

Medical Coverage

  • Quality, affordable, and competitive medical benefits are offered through the Ohio Med PPO plan.

Dental, Vision and Basic Life Insurance

  • Dental, vision and basic life insurance premiums are free after one year of continuous service.

Time Away From Work and Work/Life Balance

  • Paid time off, including vacation, personal, and sick leave
  • 11 paid holidays per year
  • Childbirth/Adoption leave

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

  • OPERS is the retirement system for State of Ohio employees. The employee contributes 10% of their salary towards their retirement. The employer contributes an amount equal to 14% of the employee’s salary. Visit the OPERS website for more information.

Deferred Compensation

  • The Ohio Deferred Compensation program is a 457(b) voluntary retirement savings plan. Visit the Ohio Deferred Compensation website for more information.

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws.

Admission to Ohio Bar pursuant to Section 4705.01 of Revised Code.

Primary Location

United States of America-OHIO-Franklin County-Columbus

Work Locations

DRC Central Office-Franklin

Organization

Rehabilitation & Correction – Parole and Community Service

Classified Indicator

Classified

Bargaining Unit / Exempt

Bargaining Unit

Schedule

Full-time

Compensation

26.24

Unposting Date

Jan 20, 2023, 11:59:00 PM

Job Function

Attorney/Legal

Agency Contact Name

Gina Seel

Agency Contact Information

gina.seel@odrc.state.oh.us